The coolest camera features of 2010

Sometimes, choosing a camera demands considerations other than image quality and battery life. These cameras have innovative extras that may win you over as soon as you try them.

Samsung's Front-Mounted DualView Display



Good for: Self-portraits and timer shots without the guesswork

Nikon's projector-camera isn't the only innovative display technology to show up among the latest crop of point-and-shoots. Samsung's DualView cameras have a secondary display on the front, which you can use to compose self-portraits, keep an eye on the self-timer's countdown clock, or play an animation to capture a little child's attention. And Samsung hasn't stopped there: The company is the first major manufacturer to use AMOLED screens on a growing number of cameras, and the gesture-controlled, touchscreen interface on the Samsung TL225 is as polished an interface as we've seen on anything that isn't a phone.

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